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Dress codes may be a more affordable way to shop

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videoShopping for new clothes is typically part of the routine for going back to school. For some parents in our area, it's a bit easier when your school has a uniform policy. Full story...
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Opt-out policy for school districts that use corporal punishment

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The State House of Representatives wants school districts that use corporal punishment to provide an opt-out policy to parents. The legislation cleared the House Monday. Full story...
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Debate begins on the start of the school year

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The House Education Committee began debate Tuesday on legislation permitting school systems to start school as early as the second Monday in August. Full story...
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School board agrees to close Pender Success Academy

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Students who attend an alternative school in Pender County will be attending different schools next year. The school board in Pender County has agreed to close Pender Success Academy. Full story...
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NHC school board member blogs about national conference

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videoSome New Hanover County school board members are hard at work this spring break. Three board members traveled to San Diego for the National School Board Conference. Full story...
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Pennell honored as state's best principal

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It turns out the best principal in the state works right here in Brunswick County. On Thursday, the state school system and Wachovia named South Brunswick High principal Vann Pennell the state's best. Full story...
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Pender Success Academy may have to close

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videoPotential state cutbacks could cost Pender County schools millions of dollars. School board members are facing some tough choices if cuts have to be made, possibly having to close the doors of one area school. Full story...
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Should Lincoln Elementary students wear uniforms?

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A Brunswick County school is trying to sharpen its image. Next week, the Brunswick County school board will talk about whether Lincoln students should wear uniforms. Full story...
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Church members pitch in to assist with Mary C. Williams beautification

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Because of budget cuts, there isn't much funding to maintain the school grounds, so volunteers, including members from Christ Community Church, brought their gardening tools Saturday to help keep Mary C. Williams Elementary School beautiful. Full story...
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Codington students learn about influential Americans

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Can you name at least five influential people who shaped our country? Well, some students at Codington Elementary School can name three times that amount. For the past nine weeks, Codington's first graders have been learning about famous Americans who helped shape our country. Full story...
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Should background checks be done for school volunteers?

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videoAt a New Hanover County PTA meeting this week, some said background checks shouldn't just end with principals and teachers. They said it might be a good idea to check up on school volunteers, and chaperones as well. Full story...
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Buckets' visit to St. Mary a slam dunk

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videoHarlem Globetrotter Buckets Blakes stopped by Jack Knott's first grade class. Jack and his classmates compared shoe sizes and learned how to do a few tricks with the basketball. Full story...
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New Hanover County students show off exhibits

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New Hanover County students celebrated diversity today as part of Human Relations Month. Student projects reflected this year's theme, "diverse cultures, one family." Full story...
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Students at St. Mary's learn about Fat Tuesday

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videoSaint Mary Catholic School kids got out of class early today to celebrate Fat Tuesday. They showed off decorative masks and shakers specially made for their parade. Full story...
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Parents concerned about school redistricting in Brunswick County

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videoTwo new schools are set to open next year, Town Creek Elementary and Cedar Grove Middle. Redistricting lines have been drawn for four different scenarios and not all parents are pleased. Full story...
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